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Our Jr. Explorers and preschool programs are accredited through NAEYC

Our Jr. Explorers and preschool programs are accredited through NAEYC, the gold standard for early learning.

Over 3,000 people participated in the 2017 Firecracker Run. Join us on July 4th!

The Tour de Tonka bike ride takes place the first Saturday in August!

Minnetonka Mud Run

Minnetonka Mud Run is a great annual family event.

Our Music Academy was an Editor's Pick for Best Music School

Our Music Academy was an Editor's Pick for Best Music School

    Sally Belgum-Blad Named ECFE/Preschool Coordinator for Minnetonka Public Schools

    MINNETONKA, MN (April 18, 2018)— Minnetonka Public Schools is pleased to announce it has named Sally Belgum-Blad as its ECFE/Preschool Coordinator. She begins her new role July 1.

    Belgum-Blad has spent the past four years leading the early childhood and preschool programs in the Dassel-Cokato Community Education program. Prior to that, she served two years as the early childhood family education and school readiness coordinator for parent education for Kimball Area Public Schools.

    Belgum-Blad has more than eight years of experience combined as a program evaluation specialist for state and federal grants, a grant coordinator and a school grant advisor. She also has experience as a school-parent liaison for the Atwater/Cosmos/Grove City School District, as well as a parent educator. She earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus and her master of science degree in educational administration and leadership from St. Cloud State University.

    "Sally will be an excellent leader for our young Minnetonka families, helping them grow and experience Minnetonka School's ECFE, Screening and Minnetonka Preschool programs," said Tim Litfin, director of Minnetonka Community Education, which oversees Minnetonka School District's ECFE and Preschool programs. "She is an experienced, strategic, and caring professional, and we are thrilled she is joining our dynamic team!"

    "I appreciate Minnetonka Schools' long history of providing exemplary education and its emphasis on learning that begins in the early childhood years, as well as in K-12. Contributing to the programs that provide meaningful engagement and opportunities for young children and their families is my passion, and I'm excited to be a part of the successful model this district has built," said Sally Belgum-Blad of her new role.

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    Finalists in the Minnesota FIRST® Lego® League

    Alex, Elena and Sam researched ultraviolet-infused plastic film to prevent bird collisions and fatalities at U.S. Bank Stadium.

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    Joel Ash and his wife Shannon love to cook

    Authentic Chinese Cooking at Home through Minnetonka Community Education was a perfect fit.

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    Meet Donna and Pennie

    After four years of watercolor classes together, Donna says, "I look at the world around me differently, especially in terms of light and color."

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